NBA G League Ignite adds veteran CJ Miles

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – NBA G League Ignite has signed 17-year NBA veteran CJ Miles to its roster, NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced today.

Miles began his professional career immediately after high school and became the youngest player in Utah Jazz franchise history when he was selected 34th overall by the Jazz in the 2005 NBA Draft. He spent seven seasons at Utah, which included development time in the NBA G League for the Albuquerque Thunderbirds and Idaho Stampede.

Miles’ career also includes stops with the Cleveland Cavaliers (2012-14), Indiana Pacers (2014-17), Toronto Raptors (2017-19), Memphis Grizzlies (2019) and Washington Wizards (2019-20). He helped his teams to seven NBA Playoff berths and averaged 9.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 848 NBA appearances.

Ignite is in action tonight at 7 p.m. against the Santa Cruz Warriors from Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz. The game airs live on

About NBA G League Ignite
NBA G League Ignite is a first-of-its-kind team dedicated to developing top young prospects in preparation for the NBA Draft.  Based in Walnut Creek, Calif., the roster includes elite players who are eligible for the NBA Draft as well as NBA and NBA G League veterans who serve as mentors to the team’s young talent.  The program focuses on high-level competition and accelerated on-court development for players who are beginning their professional careers.  Additionally, the team provides life skills training that includes financial literacy education, community service involvement and scholarship opportunities.  While Ignite is not a traditional NBA G League team, competition includes games against NBA G League opponents and exhibitions against international teams.